Welcome to our Tamar Water Stewardship Business Board (TWSBB) Blog.

We will be sharing updates from the companies supporting our Westcountry water environments here, along with our latest news.

If you’d like to find out how your business can help our work and take care of the natural world we all rely on, email [email protected].

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Looking back and looking forwards for the TWSBB

As we start 2022, Westcountry Rivers Trust CEO Dr Laurence Couldrick considers how collaborative partnerships such as the Tamar Water Stewardship Business Board are an instrumental part of positive environmental action. "The Tamar Water Stewardship Business Board...

Farmer-owned dairy collective aims to reach carbon net zero by 2050

In our latest Tamar Water Stewardship Business Board (TWSBB) blog, Tamar catchment-based Arla farmers Will and Tanya Luke share their passion for improving the environment, particularly soil health, and we find our more about Arla's business sustainability goals....

Working together for water quality

Exeter-based South West Water (SWW) supplies drinking water and waste water services to 1.8 million customers in Devon and Cornwall. In our latest Tamar Water Stewardship Business Board (TWSBB) blog, Perry Hobbs, Head of Environment at South West Water (SWW) tells us...

More than 14,500 trees and counting…

Our Head of Land Management Hazel Kendall provides an update on progress in this month's TWSBB Blog. Spring is in the air and before we come out of the tree planting season, the Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT) team has been busy assessing applications, allocating,...

The ABP Interview

John Durkan, Group Environmental and Sustainability Manager at ABP Food Group, talks to us about the importance of water management and quality to the company. “My role at ABP means ensuring that sustainability is continuously driven across all operations of the...

The Kepak Interview

Julie Finch, (pictured), Agriculture Governance & Compliance Manager with Kepak, tells us about the importance of sustainability and why they support the TWSBB. "Kepak is a food company serving international markets, restaurants and household foodservice names...

The Premier Foods Interview

Background We LOVE food at Premier Foods. We love how it brings people together and provides moments of pleasure in a busy world. And so do our consumers. Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century, but we don’t let them stand still – we’re...

The Saputo Interview

Steve Harris (pictured above being photo bombed by 'Daisy'), Agricultural Manager at Saputo, talks to us about why they got involved with the TWSBB. "Our membership of the TWSBB has helped to raise the profile of environmental priorities and opportunities across the...